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I'm not very good at making cakes, but I wanted to try this one because of the very good reviews it had, so I made it last night... and wow it was great!! not too sweet , really moist and the frosting was just right!! my husband loved it!! thank you for the recipe!!!

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** Poppy ** September 15, 2002

The cake had an intense chocolate taste, was deliciously moist and not too sweet. I used two round baking tins instead of one and after 30 minutes at 160C the cakes were not yet done. Next time, I'll bake them for 35-40 minutes at 180C.

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Del2002 August 12, 2002

I made this for a co-workers 18th birthday and everyone loved it. Very moist and chocolaty. The frosting was also very good with a nice texture and not overly sweet. I did add semi-sweet chocolate morsels to the frosting while I was stirring the flour and milk together over med. heat. Came out tasting very good.

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Cathie Bolduc January 19, 2003

Wow! This was THE perfect chocolate cake! The cake was moist, and not too sweet. The frosting was fluffy, delicious, and VERY easy to work with! The only problem that I had, was that some of it stuck to the bottom of the pan, but I think that's probably because I didn't grease it enough, or tried to take it out before it was cooled enough. Didn't end up affecting the look or the taste though! Well worth the effort on the frosting!

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ChipotleChick February 16, 2003

I made this cake for a bridal shower, using two round pans (took about 40 minutes to bake). I put the frosting only on top of the layers (not on the sides) so it looked like a torte. Then I put fresh raspberries on top of the refrigerated cake. It looked beautiful, but better yet, I had people raving about it! It truly is moist and delicious, probably the best chocolate cake I’ve had in a long time.

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Beverly Claire October 01, 2002

This is really one of the best chocolate cake recipes that I have found. I have made it 3 times in the last month, my whole family loves it. I made a coffee frosting the first time and that was great the second time I made white boiled frosting and that was even better. I definitely will keep making this cake! It is better cold from the refrigerator, very moist and has a great flavor.

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June Bailey July 14, 2002

Very Good (what little I got of it). The Frosting is great and worth the effort. Hall of fame all the way!!!!!

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SCMedic December 29, 2002

This cake is really good. I cut back on the cocoa some and I think I could cut back some more and it would be fine. We just don't like it to be too strong. I also used a full cup of butter, (didn't have shortening) in the icing and it was really good. Will use this again.

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vlynn November 07, 2002

This was a real hit with the family. Made it for DS birthday. DH went for seconds (rare when it comes to sweets). It has a deep chocolate flavor, is very moist, and has just the right amount of sweetness. The frosting recipe was so different, but very good. We liked the tip about keeping the cake chilled. You're right - I don't need to try any more chocolate cake recipes, I've found the one.

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PanNan October 21, 2002

I can't even call this cake "Death By Choclate", because I was very much alive and loving every morsel of this incredible choclate cake. As someone who has tasted several of Karen's recipes, I don't know why she isn't in your Hall of Fame!

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golfstx June 23, 2002
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